Health, Safety & Environment

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

Winston & Strawn Launches ESG Advisory Group

The global law firm of Winston & Strawn on Aug. 6 announced the launch of a new environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advisory team, co-chaired by Houston-based partners Mike Blankenship and Eric Johnson

August 7, 2020

Health, Safety & Environment , Digital Oilfield

E&P Offshore: Improving Mooring Reliability Through Risk-based Monitoring and Inspection

Marine technology is advancing rapidly to improve simulations, monitoring, weather forecasting, inspections and digitalization needed for safer mooring systems.

August 3, 2020

Unconventional , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

New Mexico Regulators Face Criticism over Fracking Wastewater Law

Last year, New Mexico passed a law called the Produced Water Act, giving energy regulators the authority to develop rules on how the wastewater can be used outside the oil and gas industry.

August 3, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment

Credit Suisse to Combine Energy Banking Groups as Part of Restructuring

The new 'energy and infrastructure' group will be led by company veteran Tom Greenberg, who co-headed Credit Suisse's global oil and gas business, and Jonathon Kaufman, who joined the bank from rival Deutsche Bank.

July 30, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

ESG Roundtable: Is Oil and Gas Ready for the Expectations, Opportunities?

If the industry wants continued capital investment, it will have to up its game. Our virtual panel discusses what you need to know to be ready for increased scrutiny and requirements of an ESG future.

July 28, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

Deutsche Bank Tightens Fossil Fuel Lending Policies

Effective immediately, Deutsche Bank said it would cease financing new projects in the Arctic or oil sand projects.

July 28, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Pennsylvania AG Charges National Fuel, Southeast Directional Drilling with Environmental Crimes

Last month, a state grand jury's report highlighted the failure of government agencies to oversee the oil and gas fracking industry and protect residents.

July 22, 2020

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

Four Takeaways from the Chevron-Noble Energy Deal

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth provides four takeaways from the supermajor’s offer to buy Noble Energy in a deal worth $13 billion, including debt.

July 21, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Oil Giants Including Exxon Mobil Set First Joint Carbon Target

A group of the world's top oil companies, comprised of 12 members including Saudi Aramco, China's CNPC and Exxon Mobil, have for the first time set goals to cut their greenhouse gas emissions as a proportion of output.

July 16, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

API, Environmental Partnership Report Oil Industry’s Emissions Reduction Progress

Reducing emissions remains a goal of oil and gas companies despite current challenges, industry groups say.

July 15, 2020